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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2525

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Army deployed in Srinagar to bring down tension

Sensing violence in Kashmir Valley was getting out of hand and the deaths of civilkians in firing was inflaming passions, the Cabinet Committee on Security on Wednesday decided to deploy army in curfew-bound Srinagar.

U.S. allows child labor by law but chastises other nations for human rights abuses

“We Americans proudly spend a lot of time chastising other parts of the world for what we see as human rights abuses and crimes. But given our abuse of farm worker children, especially migrant children, we are hypocrites when we chastise others”, was what one American national newspaper wrote recently.

Saudi Arabia: Alwaleed to launch an international news TV channel

Saudi Arabia’s Kingdom Holding Company of Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal said Tuesday it would launch a regional 24-hour news channel to be headed by prominent journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

China-Pak rail link a matter of concern for India

India on Wednesday expressed "concern" over China's plans to have a rail link with Pakistan through the Karakoram ranges, but said it was doing its own preparations to counter such a move.

President Rajapaksa in Maldives to resolve crisis

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa who left on a sudden official visit to Maldives on Wednesday (July 7) held talks with Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed (Anni) and former Maldivian President Abdul Gayoom

Dalai Lama’s 75th birthday celebrated

The Dalai Lama celebrated his 75th birthday with hundreds of cheering followers in Dharmsala, northern India, which has been his home since he fled Tibet after a failed 1959 uprising against Chinese rule.

Allow Parvathi Ammal to undergo treatment in India: High Court directs Union Government

The Madras High Court has directed the Union Government to allow the slain LTTE leader V Prabakaran's mother Parathi Ammal to undergo medical treatment in India whenever she expressed wish to do so.